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Phoenix business law attorney Martin R. Galbut

Martin R. Galbut is a native of Miami, Florida, and received his B.S. from Northwestern University in 1968 and his J.D., cum laude, in 1971.

Mr. Galbut was selected by Best Lawyers  as “Lawyer of the Year, Litigation – Banking & Finance in Phoenix” in 2019. Mr. Galbut has been honored in 2019 as “Top Attorneys in Arizona” in Business Litigation, which is featured in Phoenix Magazine (May, 2019). Mr. Galbut was also selected by AZ Business as one of “The Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona” in 2017. Mr. Galbut has been selected to The Best Lawyers in America for Securities Law and Business also Commercial Litigation, and profiled in Super Lawyers as a business litigator. Mr. Galbut has been “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell for over 20 years, and is listed in Pre-eminent Lawyers in America, Corporate Counsel’s “Best Lawyers: Business Litigation”, AZ Business Magazine’s “Arizona’s Top Lawyers”, The Phoenix Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar – Securities Law and Business Litigation”, Arizona Executive Magazine’s Legends of Law (pages 14-17),Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World, and Outstanding Lawyers of America.

Mr. Galbut has been a lecturer and moderator for the State Bar of Arizona’s continuing education programs, a guest speaker on cable television’s “Law-Talk”, and a frequent panelist at professional conferences on securities, commercial real estate, and intellectual property law. He has served as a Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Pro Tem and arbitrator for both the American Arbitration Association and the National Association of Securities Dealers. He was appointed by the Governor of Arizona to serve on the Governor’s Task Force on Urban Air Quality, and by the Mayor of Phoenix to serve on the City of Phoenix Environmental Quality Commission. From 1984-1989, Mr. Galbut chaired the Arizona State Air Pollution Control Hearing Board. Mr. Galbut has published numerous articles and seminar materials in the areas of securities law, commercial real estate litigation, arbitration, and mediation.

In addition to the law, Mr. Galbut’s passions are his family, international travel, landscape painting, and collecting art and antiques.  In 2019, Martin Galbut won First Place in Painting in the Arizona Bar’s Creative Arts Competition. His works were featured in the Arizona Attorney magazine May 2019 (p. 50) edition.

Education:

Admissions:

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Securities Litigation
  • Antitrust Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Health Care Litigation

Community Involvement:

  • Commercial Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association
  • Arbitrator, NASD/FINRA
  • Mediator
  • State Bar of Arizona (Section on Securities Regulation)

Select Honors and Awards:

  • Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year, Litigation – Banking and Finance in Phoenix, 2019
  • Phoenix Magazine, Top Attorneys in Arizona, 2019
  • Phoenix Magazine, Top Attorneys of the Southwest, 2019
  • AZ Business, The Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona, 2018
  • Best Lawyers, Commercial Litigation, 2018
  • Best Lawyers, Corporate Compliance Law, 2018
  • Best Lawyers, Corporate Governance Law, 2018
  • Best Lawyers, Corporate Law, 2018
  • Best Lawyers, Antitrust Litigation, 2018
  • Best Lawyers, Banking & Finance Litigation, 2018
  • Best Lawyers, Intellectual Property Litigation, 2018
  • Best Lawyers, Real Estate Litigation, 2018
  • Best Lawyers, Securities Litigation, 2018
  • Best Lawyers, Securities/Capital Markets Law, 2018
  • Legal Leaders – Labor and Employment, 2018
  • Legal Leaders – Litigation, 2018
  • Phoenix Magazine, Southwest Top Lawyers, 2018
  • Phoenix Magazine, Top Lawyers, 2018
  • Super Lawyers, Top Attorneys in the Southwest, 2018
  • Arizona Executive Magazine, Legends of Law (pages 14-17), 2017
  • AZ Business, The Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona, 2017
  • Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year, Corporate Governance Law, 2017
  • Best Lawyers, Commercial Litigation, 2017
  • Best Lawyers, Corporate Compliance Law, 2017
  • Best Lawyers, Corporate Governance Law, 2017
  • Best Lawyers, Corporate Law, 2017
  • Best Lawyers, Antitrust Litigation, 2017
  • Best Lawyers, Banking & Finance Litigation, 2017
  • Best Lawyers, Intellectual Property Litigation, 2017
  • Best Lawyers, Real Estate Litigation, 2017
  • Best Lawyers, Securities/Capital Markets Law, 2017
  • Best Lawyers, Securities Litigation, 2017
  • Legal Leaders, 2017 Top Rated Litigators
  • Phoenix Magazine, Top Lawyers 2017
  • Martindale-Hubbell, Client Distinction Award 2016
  • Martindale-Hubbell, Highest Possible Rating in Litigation Law, AV Preeminent Rating, 2016
  • Martindale-Hubbell, Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical
    Standards, AV Preeminent Rating, 2016
  • Southwest Super Lawyers 2016 (Tenth Year of Selection)
  • Best Lawyers, Commercial Litigation, 2016
  • Best Lawyers, Corporate Compliance Law, 2016
  • Best Lawyers, Corporate Governance Law, 2016
  • Best Lawyers, Corporate Law, 2016
  • Best Lawyers, Antitrust Litigation, 2016
  • Best Lawyers, Banking & Finance Litigation, 2016
  • Best Lawyers, Intellectual Property Litigation, 2016
  • Best Lawyers, Real Estate Litigation, 2016
  • Best Lawyers, Securities Litigation, 2016
  • Best Lawyers, Securities/Capital Markets Law, 2016
  • Best Law Firms in Arizona First-Tier Rankings, U.S. News & World Report – Nov. 2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell, Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability &
    Ethical Standards , AV Preeminent Rating, 2015
  • Top Rated Lawyers (Legal Leaders), 2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell, Judicial Edition AV Preeminent Rating, 2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating (30 years)
  • Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year, Corporate Compliance Law, 2015
  • Who’s Who in America, 2015
  • Best Lawyers, Commercial Litigation, 2015
  • Best Lawyers, Corporate Compliance Law, 2015
  • Best Lawyers, Governance Law, 2015
  • Best Lawyers, Corporate Law, 2015
  • Best Lawyers, Antitrust Litigation, 2015
  • Best Lawyers, Banking & Finance Litigation, 2015
  • Best Lawyers, Intellectual Property Litigation, 2015
  • Best Lawyers, Real Estate Litigation, 2015
  • Best Lawyers, Securities Litigation, 2015
  • Best Lawyers, Securities/Capital Markets Law, 2015
  • Top Valley Lawyers, North Valley Magazine, Business, 2014
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals, 2014
  • Your Best Attorney in America, 2014
  • Arizona Business Leaders, 2014
  • Super Lawyers, Business and Securities Litigation, 2014
  • Top 50 Arizona Lawyers, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2012
  • “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell, 1982-2013
  • Southwest Super Lawyers, 2007-2013
  • Best Lawyers, Commercial Litigation, 2001-2013
  • Best Lawyers, Securities Litigation, 2011-2013
  • Best Lawyers, Antitrust Litigation, 2011-2013
  • Best Lawyers, Banking & Finance Litigation, 2011-2013
  • Best Lawyers, Intellectual Property Litigation, 2011-2013
  • Best Lawyers, Real Estate Litigation, 2011-2013
  • Best Lawyers, Corporate Compliance Law, 2013
  • Best Lawyers, Corporate Governance Law, 2013
  • Best Lawyers, Corporate Law, 2013
  • Top Rated Lawyer, Labor & Employment, 2013
  • Best Arizona Attorneys, Arizona Republic, 2012
  • Top Lawyers, AZ Business Magazine, 2012
  • Leading Lawyers, The Phoenix Business Journal, 2006
  • Best of the Bar – Securities Law and Business Litigation, 2005
  • Outstanding Lawyers of America, 2003

If you would like to contact Martin R. Galbut, he can be reached at [email protected].

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